Search
  • mellyspiers

Red Kites knocked off top spot by nine-man visitors


Liam Painter converts a penalty as Kites lose 3-1 to Maiden Place

HENLEY TOWN were knocked off top spot in Division 1 last Sunday after going down to a 3-1 home defeat against MAIDEN PLACE.


The hosts started the game slowly and found themselves 2-0 down in five minutes after conceding from two corners.


Henley grew into the game when Maiden Place went down to 10 men when their striker was given his marching orders after picking up two yellow cards for deliberate handball.


Henley created some good chances but were denied by some fine saves from the Maiden Place goalkeeper.


Matters got worse for the home side as they conceded a third goal on the stroke of half-time.


Henley got a goal back when George Carder was tripped over in the box and the Maiden Place defender saw a straight red card to leave the visitors down to nine for the last five minutes. Liam Painter converted the penalty with a powerful strike into the bottom left.

However, Henley were unable to make their numerical advantage pay as they ended up losing out.


Report courtesy of the Henley Standard

13 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

New Red Kites boss keen to promote youth players

THE new manager of Henley Town Football Club has pledged to give youth a chance when the new season gets under way. Tom Guy replaces Paul Trimmings, who left the club after the season was halted due t

Town's future secure despite virus income hit

THE chairman of Henley Town FC says that while the coronavirus pandemic has had a big financial impact, he is optimistic the football club can weather the storm. Michael Keane is confident that the Re

Defeat for the development squad

15/02/2020 HENLEY TOWN DEVELOPMENT went down to a 4-3 defeat at home against TAPLOW UNITED VETS. Cristiano Augusto and Guy Brown were amongst the scorers for the hosts.

© 2020 Henley Town Football Club

  • Instagram - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle